The CPHR Program is a full-time, full-year program.* The academic calendar is based on a trimester system with courses in the fall, spring, and summer.
The first year and a half is focused coursework, research rotations and preparation of a qualifying paper. The next two to three years are focused on thesis research. The expected time to completion of degree is four years.
* The Pathway to Graduate Study Program (PGSP) and the MD/PhD Program have schedules that vary from the full-time schedule above. See links below for program specific schedule details.
MD/PhD Schedule (Page 2)